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: our chief political correspondent byron york joins us. what was that? >> first, that was an image of a rich man urinating on a group of poor people, but it was an 8-minute video and it begins with a once possible upon a tif fairy tale where things were wonderful and the rich caused the economic collapse which caused so much suffering in 2008, 9, 10. it's a political commercial. if you go to this website of the california federation of teachers, click on it. it says oh, please send this to pruyour friends and please click this and you put in your zip code, it has a prewritten e-mail for you to send your member of congress or your senator a note saying please vote to return the top marc marginal income tax rao pre2001 levels. it's a commercial designed to make sure that the bush tax cuts for the top bracket expire. >> greta: all right. here's the interesting thing. it's a california federation of teachers that's releasing it. california can now show the nation because california now after this election i has a democratic governor and their house and their senator are super majoriti
that the gop will ultimately say uncle. conservative columnist byron york, a very smart guy, wrote, quote, republicans will cave on the question of raising the tax rate for the highest income americans. the only question is whether they do so before or after the government goes over the so-called fiscal cliff. "new york times" columnist david brooks describes it this way. republicans will be raising middle class taxes in order to serve the rich. shafting sam's club to benefit the country club. if republicans do this, they might as well get mitt romney's 47% comments printed on t-shirts and wear them for the rest of their lives. so republicans have to realize they're going to have to cave on tax rates. the only question is what they get in return. michael steele is former chair of the republican national committee and an msnbc political analyst, and steve mcmahon's a democratic strategist. michael, you're on the republican side, and what do you think of that? the argument made by brooks which is more sophisticated. make your deal now while you can get something for it because after january
. byron york in "the weekly standard," and john padora, bill kristol are all saying the republicans have to do something. they're playing a losing hand. fedoris writes, every way you look at it, the gop is trapped. republican politicians will cave and give the president most of what he wants. the only real question is, when? the answer is,รง probably at th worst possible time when they've done even more damage to the party's brand. governor, if you were a republican today, would you sitting down say, you know we have to eat this, deal with this top 2%, we can't be seen as hanging out for the rich guys, rich women of this country and we don't want to be doing it during a thunderstorm economic hell in january. let's do it now. what do you think their thinking is in this fight? >> it's got to be clearly that. they're going to lose this eventually. no question about it, even if we go over the cliff. the president will make sure there's no legislation restoring the top 2%. everyone will restore it for the other 89 98%. they shouldn't let the democrats shop for republican votes. speaker boehn
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